Addressing Labor Shortages in Warehouse and DC Operations


The American Trucking Association expect a shortage of roughly 70,000 truck drivers in 2019, which will increase to 175,000 by 2026. Articles Current Trends in Production Labor Sourcing Director's Blog Emerging Issues in Supply Chain Hot Topics Logistics Outsourcing Production Labor Sourcing SCM Research Transportation Planning Warehouse managementA group of executive joined SCRC faculty and staff for a one-day workshop held on February 28, 2019.

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The Expected Growth of Manufacturing Technology Investments!

Supply Chain Game Changer

Article written for Supply Chain Game Changer by Russ Davidson at Software Connect. The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently predicted manufacturing will be the only major occupational group that will experience a decline in the 10-year period from 2016 to 2026. Subscribe Here!

Transportation Innovation 2018


Material handling and logistics forecasts that as soon as 2026 90% of new vehicles will be autonomous. Original article can be found here. . Tompkins International (Tompkins) recently led a two-hour workshop on logistics technology innovations.

The Future Is Now for Logistics

Material Handling & Logistics

A recent article in The Washington Post led off with an anecdote about an 87-year-old man who was looking for work and was told by a trucking company that if he had a commercial drivers license, they would put him in a cab that day. The capacity crunch and technology are reshaping ?the

How Tax Reform Affects Owner-Operators

DAT Solutions

Within this article we’ll hopefully clear up some of the questions you might have surrounding the changes to the IRS tax code. After 2022, the amount of bonus depreciation will begin to be phased out with 80% in 2023, 60% in 2024, 40% in 2025, and 20% in 2026.